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Australian Jewish school defaced with "Free Palestine" graffiti

Australian Jewish school defaced with "Free Palestine" graffiti

Driveway of religious school in suburban Melbourne hit with anti-Semitic graffiti on Friday morning.Dan Verbin, Canada, 18/06/2021 22:33
London school drops teacher because she was ordained as a rabbi

London school drops teacher because she was ordained as a rabbi

Orthodox Jewish school cuts ties with educator after she graduates from Open Orthodox rabbinical program.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/06/2021 14:11
Meet the Orthodox mom competing on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Meet the Orthodox mom competing on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Liba Yoffe, a 35-year-old certified doula aims to become the first Orthodox Jewish contestant on 'American Ninja Warrior.'Jacqueline Roderick, JTA, 18/06/2021 07:17
Watch: Search for Biblical red heifer reaches Texas

Watch: Search for Biblical red heifer reaches Texas

Texas rabbi inspects newborn cows on behalf of Temple Institute to find the rare red heifer, which undoes the highest levels of impurity.Yoni Kempinski, 17/06/2021 22:37
Connecting communities between Israel and the Diaspora

Connecting communities between Israel and the Diaspora

Arutz Sheva speaks to Noa Lewis of the Connecting Communities project as well as two rabbis whose communities now share a connection.Yoni Kempinski, 17/06/2021 19:53
How did Diaspora communities survive Covid-19?

How did Diaspora communities survive Covid-19?

Arutz Sheva talks with Rabbi Shalom Axelrod of Young Israel of Woodmere and Rabbi Jaron Engelmayer, Chief Rabbi of Vienna.Yoni Kempinski, 17/06/2021 17:07
Watch: Returning to the Synagogues - Special online conference

Watch: Returning to the Synagogues - Special online conference

Arutz Sheva hosts online conference as diaspora Jewish communities return to synagogues which were locked down in wake of Covid-19Arutz Sheva, 17/06/2021 12:30
Jews with homosexual tendencies are eligible for aliyah la'Torah

Jews with homosexual tendencies are eligible for aliyah la'Torah

Ruling issued for those not engaging in forbidden acts after musician Daniel Zamir was denied an aliyah. Zamir called the ruling "historic."Yehonatan Gottlieb, 17/06/2021 12:17
'Attacks on Jews prove necessity of IHRA definition of anti-Semitism'

'Attacks on Jews prove necessity of IHRA definition of anti-Semitism'

European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor says attacks on Jews during and after Gaza conflict show extent of anti-Semitism problemArutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 16:50
Does a community always need a rabbi?

Does a community always need a rabbi?

Special online conference dealt with the special role of the community rabbi in today's worldYoni Kempinski, 16/06/2021 15:25
Post-COVID return to synagogues: The women's angle

Post-COVID return to synagogues: The women's angle

Panel discussion with Orly Goldklang of Makor Rishon and Ofra Lax from B'Sheva on how it will feel to once again pray indoors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 17:55
This girl has been through everything. Will this be the challenge that breaks her?

This girl has been through everything. Will this be the challenge that breaks her?

When Mrs. Shlezinger was expecting the youngest three children, who are triplets, she received a horrifying diagnosis: Cancer.Sponsored Content, 15/06/2021 14:23
Rabbi Dov Lipman ousted from World Confederation of United Zionists

Rabbi Dov Lipman ousted from World Confederation of United Zionists

Amid accusations reported by the Haaretz newspaper, Rabbi Dov Lipman dropped as secretary-general of Zionist umbrella movement.Ron Kampeas, JTA & Arutz Sheva, 15/06/2021 07:16
Students who experienced anti-Semitism visit Western Wall

Students who experienced anti-Semitism visit Western Wall

44 students from Mercaz girls high school in Brooklyn receive their diplomas overlooking the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 18:58
AJC survey: Israel and Diaspora deficient in knowledge about each other

AJC survey: Israel and Diaspora deficient in knowledge about each other

Survey by American Jewish Committee finds that both communities would like to learn more about each other but suffer from lack of education.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 18:34
World Bnei Akiva thanks outgoing Diaspora Affairs Minister

World Bnei Akiva thanks outgoing Diaspora Affairs Minister

World Bnei Akiva thanks outgoing Diaspora Affairs Min. Yankelevitch, says she was 'central' in supporting Jewish communities worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 13:27
'Bennett government will prioritize close ties with US Jewry'

'Bennett government will prioritize close ties with US Jewry'

Former NY Consul General Dani Dayan expects new government to make closer ties with American Jewry a top priorty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 10:23
Join Us For A Night Of Inspiration Honoring The Rebbe

Join Us For A Night Of Inspiration Honoring The Rebbe

Enjoy a special program in honor of Gimmel Tamuz, discussing renewing the pledge to protect Jewish lives in Israel today.Tamar Adelstein, 13/06/2021 18:02
When the Rebbe was young

When the Rebbe was young

15 years of collection of documents, letters, and personal diaries detailing the early life of the Lubavitcher Rebbe culminates in new book.Shimon Cohen, 13/06/2021 10:08
Join Us For A Night Of Inspiration Honoring The Rebbe

Join Us For A Night Of Inspiration Honoring The Rebbe

Crown Heights Women for the Safety and Integrity of Israel is pleased to announce its annual conference honoring the Lubavitcher RebbeMrs. Tamar Adelstein, 11/06/2021 06:48
Macron: France willing to contribute to efforts to achieve 'two-state solution'

Macron: France willing to contribute to efforts to achieve 'two-state solution'

Speaking to AJC Forum, French President reaffirms commitment to fighting anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 04:07
After 16 years, 'chained' woman finally gets divorce

After 16 years, 'chained' woman finally gets divorce

16-year struggle for Jewish woman denied a 'Get' finally comes to an end in precedent-setting international court battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 07:48
Major Jewish leaders join initiative to focus blame for deaths of Gaza children on Hamas

Major Jewish leaders join initiative to focus blame for deaths of Gaza children on Hamas

Jewish leaders call out New York Times for blaming Israel for deaths of children in Gaza war initiated by Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 17:18
Cities across Israel stand united with world Jewry

Cities across Israel stand united with world Jewry

Diaspora Affairs Minister, Federation of Local Authorities send letter of solidarity to Jewish communities facing anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 19:29
Watch: Elvis's Jewish roots and connections to Jewish mafia

Watch: Elvis's Jewish roots and connections to Jewish mafia

According to a new book, Elvis's ancestor from his mother's side was a Jewish woman who came to the U.S. in the 1850s from Lithuania.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 18:30
Marriage partner by next Rosh Hashanah

Marriage partner by next Rosh Hashanah

Today: The prayer at Amuka which could bring you your marriage partner by this upcoming Rosh Hashanah.Sponsored Content, 06/06/2021 18:45
Three charged in murder of Israeli in Baltimore

Three charged in murder of Israeli in Baltimore

Two juveniles and an 18-year-old charged with first-degree murder in shooting of Efraim Gordon in Baltimore last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 05:33
Graduation marks new class of women Halakhic leaders

Graduation marks new class of women Halakhic leaders

Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) of the Ohr Torah Stone network commemorated the graduation of its 2021 classArutz Sheva, 04/06/2021 15:27
Omer Yankelevich: 'We stand with US Jewry in fight against anti-Semitism'

Omer Yankelevich: 'We stand with US Jewry in fight against anti-Semitism'

Israel's Diaspora Minister holds Zoom meeting with Yesha Council and US Jewish leaders amid spike in anti-Semitic incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2021 13:59
'Being LGBT isn't destiny, and I'm the proof of that'

'Being LGBT isn't destiny, and I'm the proof of that'

'The psychological process I went through built my connection with myself. Today I'm married with 5 children.'Shimon Cohen, 03/06/2021 13:28
Jewish movement: Isaac Herzog 'one of the strongest and most powerful advocates' for Jews

Jewish movement: Isaac Herzog 'one of the strongest and most powerful advocates' for Jews

Combat Antisemitism Movement, UJA-Federation of New York, praise election of Isaac Herzog as Israel's 11th President.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 15:38
Jewish Agency: Herzog's 'unwavering dedication' is 'an inspiration'

Jewish Agency: Herzog's 'unwavering dedication' is 'an inspiration'

The Jewish Agency for Israel congratulates its Chairman Isaac Herzog on becoming the next President of the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 14:49
WJC Pres. Ronald Lauder praises Isaac Herzog: 'No better or more able candidate'

WJC Pres. Ronald Lauder praises Isaac Herzog: 'No better or more able candidate'

World Jewish Congress Pres. says he 'looks forward' to working with Israel's Pres. Herzog to 'fight against resurging anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 14:46
New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

Conference of European Rabbis congratulates newly-elected Pres. Isaac Herzog, praises him as a 'seasoned diplomat and political leader.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 14:20
 Famous Rabbi Makes Fantastic Statement For Jewish Women

Famous Rabbi Makes Fantastic Statement For Jewish Women

Rabbi Gross’s blessings are not to be taken lightly. Countless stories have been told about their unusual powerSponsored Content, 30/05/2021 19:36
Help Rivkah Reyzel get married!

Help Rivkah Reyzel get married!

This Kallah is a descendant of the disciples of the Baal Shem Tov, the Divrei Chaim of Sanz, and Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk.Sponsored Content, 30/05/2021 15:12
Shapiro on wearing a kippah: 'Hiding hasn't worked well for us'

Shapiro on wearing a kippah: 'Hiding hasn't worked well for us'

Ben Shapiro explains why he will always wear a kippah despite the threat of anti-Semitism & proclaims himself a proud Jew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 14:04
In wake of Antisemitism: Blindfolded Jew offers free hugs

In wake of Antisemitism: Blindfolded Jew offers free hugs

Video star Meir Kay checks what happens when he blindfolds himself & offers passersby the opportunity to stand with him for peace and a hug.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 07:54
$4 million earmarked to aid Jewish groups in Europe

$4 million earmarked to aid Jewish groups in Europe

To mitigate COVID-19 shortfall, Genesis Philanthropy Group donates $4 million to European Jewish institutions.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/05/2021 07:48
WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says resolutions targeting Israel are shameless.Ben Ariel, 28/05/2021 02:59
Watch: Pope Francis kisses number on hand of Auschwitz survivor

Watch: Pope Francis kisses number on hand of Auschwitz survivor

Pope Francis filmed kissing the number tattooed to the forearm of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp inmate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 14:25
'Vital' to commemorate pogrom that decimated Iraqi Diaspora

'Vital' to commemorate pogrom that decimated Iraqi Diaspora

Over 10,000 light a virtual candle in commemoration of the Farhud ahead of its 80th anniversary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 13:07
Inter-parliamentary task force condemns rise in anti-Semitism

Inter-parliamentary task force condemns rise in anti-Semitism

Task force from multiple countries "shocked and dismayed" at the recent surge in attacks against Jews.Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 21:08
Israeli child fighting for his life after cable-car disaster in Italy

Israeli child fighting for his life after cable-car disaster in Italy

A freak tragedy in Italian Alps all but orphaning 5-year-old Israeli child who's still fighting for his life.ILTV, 24/05/2021 21:25
'When the Jewish people collectively rally together, nothing is impossible'

'When the Jewish people collectively rally together, nothing is impossible'

Jewish Agency marks 30 years since Operation Solomon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 13:55
Watch Live: 'I Stand With Israel' virtual rally

Watch Live: 'I Stand With Israel' virtual rally

As anti-Israel protesters rally against Israel, pro-Israel activists organize online 'I Stand With Israel' event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 21:09
Emissaries abroad issue letter of solidarity with Israel

Emissaries abroad issue letter of solidarity with Israel

Israeli emissaries sent abroad: “Every hour of the day we are closely following how you are so strongly standing up against the enemy."Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 12:49
Fox News: Arabs want to exterminate all Jews - not just Israel

Fox News: Arabs want to exterminate all Jews - not just Israel

Dennis Prager discussed the recent uptick in anti-Semitic attacks with Fox News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 11:12
Wife of leading Religious Zionist rabbi is hospitalized

Wife of leading Religious Zionist rabbi is hospitalized

Rebbetzin Esther Lior, wife of Rabbi Dov Lior, is in serious condition. Public is asked to pray for her welfare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2021 22:57
Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor and activist, dies at 92

Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor and activist, dies at 92

Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor who negotiated billions in restitution, dies at 92.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 22/05/2021 20:54
Planned Melbourne pro-Israel rally threatened by Islamist TikTok video

Planned Melbourne pro-Israel rally threatened by Islamist TikTok video

Rally will go ahead as planned on Sunday with police presence and may change location.Dan Verbin, Canada, 21/05/2021 23:18
Rivlin: Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism

Rivlin: Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism

Israeli President holds emergency meeting with Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations over anti-Semitic incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 20:22
When the world turned its back on European Jewry

When the world turned its back on European Jewry

In 1938, reps from 32 countries attended the Évian Conference to provide a solution to Jewish refugees from Germany. None was reached.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 13:54
German synagogue vandalized amid strikes in Gaza

German synagogue vandalized amid strikes in Gaza

A Holocaust memorial in Berlin was vandalized with green paint as fighting in Gaza continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2021 23:52
Chag Sameach!

Chag Sameach!

Arutz Sheva will be offline until Monday night in honor of the holiday of Shavuot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2021 02:28
'Free Palestine': Antifa confront Jewish group in LA

'Free Palestine': Antifa confront Jewish group in LA

Members of Marxist anti-government group harass Israel supporters in central Los Angeles. (Graphic language included).Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 09:22
300 rabbis mark Day of Salvation and Liberation at the Western Wall

300 rabbis mark Day of Salvation and Liberation at the Western Wall

Chief Rabbis of Israel and Europe mark day to celebrate liberation of Nazi prisoners with prayers at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 21:01